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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Newcastle upon TyneLa bohème

La bohème
Puccini: La bohème
Renato Balsadonna; Phyllida Lloyd; Opera North; Matthew Kofi Waldren; Anthony Ward; Eleazar Rodriguez

Newcastle upon TyneGiulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
Christian Curnyn; Tim Albery; Opera North; Leslie Travers; Justina Gringytė; Sophie Bevan

Newcastle upon TyneThe Greek Passion

The Greek Passion
Martinů: The Greek Passion
Garry Walker; Christopher Alden; Opera North; Charles Edwards; Doey Lüthi; Nicky Spence; Magdalena Molendowska

Newcastle upon TyneViennese Christmas by Candlelight

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Strauss II, Tchaikovsky, Brahms
London Concertante

Newcastle upon TyneStreet SceneNew production

Street Scene
Weill: Street Scene
James Holmes; Matthew Eberhardt; Opera North; Francis O'Connor; Robert Hayward; Giselle Allen

Newcastle upon TyneThe Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Antony Hermus; Jo Davies; Opera North; James Hendry; Leslie Travers; Gabrielle Dalton; Quirijn de Lang
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Opera North's dazzling Queen of Spades is full of Russian passion

Queen of Spades began life as a sharp little ghost story by Alexander Pushkin, quite different in tone and spirit from the melodramatic adaptation by Modest Tchaikovsky, who wrote the libretto for his composer brother.
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Opera North's Carmen - still the same story

The story of Carmen is a tale of people at the bottom of the heap; factory workers, gypsies, bullfighters, ordinary soldiers, yet the romance of Spain and Bizet’s exuberant and unforgettable tunes have combined to give us a prettified, glamorous idea of Carmen, full of flamenco costumes, castanets, handsome toreadors and none of the rough edges.
***11
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